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Re: Baby Blue Front

Posted by Sonoma on 8/04/06
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    On 8/03/06, Debbie wrote:
    > I have one that is 46 if you want to see how he might look at that age
    > as well :0)
    > Debbie from Ca.
    >

    Actually, I once had a half plucked Double Yellow of age 50 so I know
    what an old one looks like. But i would like to see yours. Which reminds
    me of a story...

    The old one was named Polly (how original was that?) and the young one
    is named Sonoma. Polly had only learned to say one thing, "Lets GO!"
    which meant "lets eat" to Polly (I was told).

    Since that was the only thing Polly could say, Sonoma got mightily tired
    of hearing it over and over again and one evening when let out of the
    cage, Sonoma flew over to Polly's cage and reached in to grab him by the
    collar to stress his desire to shut up with the "Lets Go!" repetition (I
    supposed).

    Being far too long in the tooth to tolerate an unwanted foot stuck in
    his cage, Polly chomped the foot and Sonoma withdrew with a bloody claw
    and they got along great after that. A hard lesson and happened so fast
    I could not prevent it but the point is, I do know what it is like to be
    in the company of a cranky old Amazon. :)

    And yes, Polly drew a significant amount of my own blood before we
    finally became friends. Took a whole year, but worth it.

    Somebody remind me how to post pics here and I will show you Polly.